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September 26th, 2013

Mrs. Mary Margaret Barr

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Mrs. Mary Margaret Barr, 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 after a brief illness. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 10:00 am at Broadmoor United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Ken Irby and Rev. Kathy Wafer of Broadmoor United Methodist Church. Mrs. Barr was born Sept. 11, 1926 to Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Stamps. She was a proud Texan and claimed the entire state as her native home - never wanting to favor one city over the other of the many Texas locales in which she resided.

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Whereabouts

ANYONE WHO knows the whereabouts of or has any other information concerning Gregory Dunn and Elizabeth Dunn, please contact M. Shane Frederick, Attorney at Law, 207 Frazier Road, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-550-6154 (office),318-251-5103 (facsimile).
3td: September 24, 25 and 26, 2013

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September 25th

Goal of $3.6M set for 2013

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United Way of Northeast Louisiana kicked off its annual campaign last week at the West Monroe Convention Center. Special guest speaker, Korie Robertson of Duck Dynasty, delivered an inspiring message and Louis Gavioli’s original music entertained the hundreds in attendance. The air was charged with enthusiasm and optimism for the upcoming community goals.

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Tasty treats, memories to be savored

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Fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer’s disease

Around Ruston, residents are big on giving back to the community, and now The Arbor and Terrace of Ruston is doing just that.
At 6 p.m. Thursday, they will play host to the second annual Savor Every Memory, which is a benefit for Alzheimer’s.
Summer Hammons, director of marketing for the Arbor, said the idea was brought to them by Judy Ho.

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LP tax assessors online site upgraded

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Lincoln Parish Assessor Sheila Bordelon announced today that the assessor’s online real and personal property search has transitioned to a new upgraded user interface.
Bordelon said the office has entered into an agreement with DataScout, LLC., a web solutions provider and database management firm. The Lincoln Parish real estate and personal property databases are available at www.actdatascout.com.

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Curtains open for GSU’s 2013-14 playbill

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Grambling State University Theatre held opening night performances Tuesday for “The Amen Corner.”
Written by James Baldwin, the play will be performed through Friday at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University was pleased to announce its 2013-14 season opener.

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Event aimed toward outdoor enthusiasts

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Gun, knife and outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to stock up for the fall hunting and recreation season at the Ruston Gun, Knife and Coin Show, set for Oct. 5-6 at the Ruston Civic Center.
The event, produced by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, is expected to draw more than 1,000 spectators, along with vendors from five states, Chamber Interim President Judy Copeland said.

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RPAR celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Right about this time of year, you start to see pink swirl ribbon pins on lapels, pink “Share the Care” bands on wrists, pink ribbon hats and X-Out breast cancer T-shirts. As you probably know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). For the past 28 years, NBCAM has been increasing awareness of the disease and raising monies for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

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Stone Theatre announces cast for ‘Doubt’

The Louisiana Tech School of the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the cast of John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning drama “Doubt, A Parable,” directed by Kenneth Robbins.
In 2005, “Doubt” was awarded both the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Set at St. Nicholas Church School in 1964’s Bronx, N.Y. “Doubt” tells the story of Sister Aloysius, a nun who suspects St. Nicholas’s priest of misconduct in his meetings with Donald Muller, the school’s first African-American student. Can Sister Aloysius discover the truth and eliminate the doubt in her own life?

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Showing our support for BGCNCLA

The Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana continues to provide residents with services needed for local youth.
But now is our chance, as a community, to give back to them as well.
The club has a couple upcoming events as well as a new volunteering program that will allow community members to give back.
First up is the Diaper Drive set from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Super 1 Foods. Last year, the drive brought in 1,700 packages of diapers and $700 in monetary donations, which the club turned around and gave back to LifeChoices.

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